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Photo Dating Early 1900s ? Henry Jeffrey (1860-1952).
« on: Monday 20 November 17 20:49 GMT (UK) »
The attached photo is of my g-grandfather, Henry Jeffrey (1860-1952). He lived in:

Buffalo, N.Y. from 1890-1909 (age 30-49)
Detroit, MI from 1909-1929 (age 49-69)
Seattle, WA from 1929-1933 (age 69-73)
Los Angeles, CA from 1933-1952 (age 73-92)

I'm wondering if anyone could hazard a guess as to when this photo was taken, based on his appearance, and the style of clothing?
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Re: Photo Dating Early 1900s ? Henry Jeffrey (1860-1952).
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 21 November 17 16:33 GMT (UK) »
I would judge him to be in his 70s so maybe 1930s....the style of dress doesn't give any clues.

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Re: Photo Dating Early 1900s ? Henry Jeffrey (1860-1952).
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 21 November 17 18:53 GMT (UK) »
He looks to be 70's to me but early or late I don't know. People age differently.

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Re: Photo Dating Early 1900s ? Henry Jeffrey (1860-1952).
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 22 November 17 03:18 GMT (UK) »
Here's another photo of Henry, and it seems he is dressed similarly. He is with his wife, Jennie. Maybe her style of dress might give clues to the date of the photo.

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Re: Photo Dating Early 1900s ? Henry Jeffrey (1860-1952).
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 23 November 17 03:05 GMT (UK) »
Was bored. Not sure his eye color, blue seemed fitting
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Re: Photo Dating Early 1900s ? Henry Jeffrey (1860-1952).
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 23 November 17 16:03 GMT (UK) »
Here's a touched up photo of him from 1937 (77 years old). Your guess of eye color was close! I had assumed that the bow tie and collar seemed more from the 1920s.

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Re: Photo Dating Early 1900s ? Henry Jeffrey (1860-1952).
« Reply #6 on: Monday 11 December 17 06:34 GMT (UK) »
Just a hint of color you may like

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Re: Photo Dating Early 1900s ? Henry Jeffrey (1860-1952).
« Reply #7 on: Monday 11 December 17 08:34 GMT (UK) »
Don't know the date, but the second photo might be taken at some dressy 'do' which could confuse the dating a bit. 

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Re: Photo Dating Early 1900s ? Henry Jeffrey (1860-1952).
« Reply #8 on: Monday 11 December 17 22:31 GMT (UK) »
The shoes look to be 1920s style.
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